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Kroger fell$. 29 or. 6 percent, to $49.01. Safeway fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $34.43. Supervalu fell$. 21 or 2.5 percent, to $8.12.
July 10- Shopping center owner and operator Regency Centers Corp offered to buy AmREIT Inc for about $433 million to expand in Texas and Georgia. AmREIT's shares jumped as much as 14.6 percent to the offer price of $22 before giving up some of the gains, while Regency's stock rose marginally.
Kroger rose$. 33 or. 7 percent, to $49.30. Supervalu rose$. 03 or. 3 percent, to $8.28. Whole Foods Market Inc. rose$. 29 or. 8 percent, to $38.49.
Kroger fell$. 53 or 1.1 percent, to $48.94. Safeway fell$. 07 or. 2 percent, to $34.25. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 44 or 1.1 percent, to $38.32.
The U.S. Department of Food and Agriculture said it has found evidence directly linking Foster Farms boneless-skinless chicken breast to a case of Salmonella Heidelberg, an antibiotic-resistant strain of the disease that has sickened more than 500 people in the past 16 months and led to pressure from food safety advocates for federal action against the company.
Kroger rose$. 23 or. 5 percent, to $49.66. Safeway fell$. 06 or. 2 percent, to $34.01. Supervalu rose$. 10 or 1.2 percent, to $8.25.
Kroger rose$. 56 or 1.1 percent, to $49.99. Safeway fell$. 12 or. 4 percent, to $33.95. Supervalu rose$. 10 or 1.2 percent, to $8.25.
*PetSmart shares rise as much as 15 pct. July 3- Activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC said it planned to ask PetSmart Inc to explore a sale, underlining troubles at the pet product retailer. Jana Partners reported a 9.9 percent stake in PetSmart, making it the company's largest shareholder.
Kroger rose$. 33 or. 7 percent, to $49.76. Safeway rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.10. Supervalu rose$. 13 or 1.5 percent, to $8.28.
July 3- Activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC said it planned to ask PetSmart Inc to explore a sale, sending the pet product retailer's shares up 15 percent. Jana Partners reported a 9.9 percent stake in PetSmart in a regulatory filing, making it the company's largest shareholder.
*Rocket Internet start-up enters self-storage market, starting in UK. *Self-storage incumbents include Safestore, Big Yellow, Lok'n Store. *UK self-storage market turnover 355 mln pounds last year.
WASHINGTON, June 21- On a Friday afternoon in March, Jose Luis Zamora pulled into a Lexus dealership in Dallas to test-drive a new car with his wife. A routine credit check matched him to Jose Hernan Zamora, a Colombian who is no relation to the Texas resident and was added to the Treasury Department's sanctions list around 1997 for his ties to narcotics traffickers.
June 19- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, raised its forecast for full-year adjusted profit and same-store sales growth, helped by its acquisition of grocer Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc.. Kroger raised its adjusted profit forecast to $3.19- $3.27 per share for fiscal 2014 from $3.14- $3.25 per share.
Wall Street says it looks for companies that are growing and investing, but it rewards companies that do the opposite.
May 6- Whole Foods Market Inc on Tuesday cut its 2014 same-store sales and earnings forecast for the third time amid rising competition in the natural and organic grocery sector that it dominates and shares tumbled more than 12 percent.
April 23- Safeway Inc on Wednesday said it plans to boost results by passing higher costs for meat, produce and other staples on to shoppers at its U.S. grocery stores, sending shares up 1.4 percent.
Judge Cheryle Gering of the Union County Circuit Court ruled on Thursday that Beef Products Inc may pursue most of its case against ABC, a unit of Walt Disney Co, and others including news anchor Diane Sawyer and reporter Jim Avila.
The buyout firm is in the final stages of negotiations with Gates' private equity owners, Onex Corp and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and the two sides are aiming to finalize an agreement by early next week, the people said on Tuesday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The company is recruiting a CFO who would "lead fundraising for an IPO," one potential financing option the company is considering, its founder says.